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Dec 12, 2012 4:00pm PST
at the park and ride under 101. there used to water creeping up and back here, but this is higher than the usual high. king tides happen once a month when the sun and moon pulls are lined but these high tides are the highest of the year. the king tide coincide was big winter storms. water levels in some areas will be 10 feet above normal. they do recede quickly. with extreme low tides as well. sebastian figures his trees will not float away. he's looked up high tide predictions and planning accordingly. >> trees are still a foot above the water. i'm from holland and i know about water management. >> he is from holland and knows a little bit about water manment and will be putting that knowledge to use through friday. possibly saturday. then, again, the king tides return in mid january. >> we've been out and about today and the weather was spectacular. >> it's been cooperating. leigh glaser is here with a look at the accu-weather forecast it was touch and go this morning because there is a weak cold front moving through. lots of activity moved on out, colder air mass settling in. still
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Dec 1, 2012 5:00am PST
my little house has wheels on it. >> even the crete us are headed for higher ground. and several low lying back roads of flooded and it only took a foot of water to stall out this car. >> we were coming from windsor and going to the small. and we were taking the back roads by sack rosa. >> samuel and his friends said they saw the flood warning signs but tried to cross anyway. >> once we got to the water you could see the car just like smoke started coming out and they tried to turn the car off and turn it back on. didn't work. so we opened the doors and all the water just came in. >> everybody thinks they can come through it, and they don't make it. >> nicholas william, who lives nearby, said he pulled three cars out of this flooded park of west mark station road. >> when they do that to their car, what happens? >> they ruin it. costs them with $5,000 to replace the motor. >> so far the storms have done relatively little damage up hear in the north bay but the ground is pretty well saturated. and we have another wave of rain coming at us. reporting in santa rosa, i'm allen wong, abc7
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Dec 12, 2012 11:00pm PST
in a lamborghini when going through the broadway tunnel. alan wang is live for us at the tunnel. alan this. >> carolyn, the police officer in question is formerly known as sergeant carl tennenbaum, but he changed his name to sergeant carl t after he was told he could not use a name tag on his uniform that had the nickname carl t on it. >> the facebook page administrator claiming to be san francisco police officer carl t posting this video saying he topped 100 miles an hour while driving in a lamborghini in the city's broadway tunnel. they are reporting that a comment by sergeant t says it is roomier than you would think, plus we were all drunk. >> if all of this is true, alan, it is to be taken seriously. >> we broke the news to mayor ed lee at city hall. >> it would be a violation of so many laws. but it is in opposite to what a police officer is sworn to do which is be somebody who is in charge of safety. >> driving the 35 mile per hour speed limit it took us 40 seconds to make it through the half mile tunnel. they did it in just 16 seconds. >> he told the san francisco weekly that he wa
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Dec 18, 2012 5:00am PST
that the weapons used were purchased by nancy between 2010 and 2012. she took adam to a firing range at least once. qrnor of connecticut has called for a moment of silence and for church bells to ring this coming friday morning at the exact time of the shootings. katie marzullo, abc7 news. >>> governor malloy is calling for houses of worship to ring their bells at the same he wants 26 chimes for the 26 victims, also calling for a nationwide moment of silence in friday at 6:30, one week after the shootings took place. >>> new this morning, in light of the connecticut tragedy, california teachers pension fund is reviewing investment with a private equity firm that controls the maker of the rifle used by the newtown gunman the retirement system had 3/4 of a billion dollars invested with the company bushmaster. others may follow suit. >>> the school tragedy in connecticut has reignited national debate on gun control, sales are soaring before congress passes any new restrictions. terry mcsweeney will have more on that coming up in a live report in 30 minutes. >>> abc7 news will continue to cover the tr
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Dec 13, 2012 1:05am PST
is live for us at the tunnel. alan this. >> carolyn, the police officer in question is formerly known as sergeant carl tennenbaum, but he changed his name to sergeant carl t after he was told he could not use a name tag on his uniform that had the nickname carl t on it. >> the facebook page administrator claiming to be san francisco police officer carl t posting this video saying he topped 100 miles an hour while driving in a lamborghini in the city's broadway tunnel. they are reporting that a comment by sergeant t says it is roomier than you would think, plus we were all drunk. >> if all of this is true, alan, it is to be taken seriously. >> we broke the news to mayor ed lee at city hall. >> it would be a violation of so many laws. but it is in opposite to what a police officer is sworn to do which is be somebody who is in charge of safety. >> driving the 35 mile per hour speed limit it took us 40 seconds to make it through the half mile tunnel. they did it in just 16 seconds. >> he told the san francisco weekly that he was the third person sandwiched between the driver and the passe
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Dec 1, 2012 6:00am PST
and creeks filling either to their limits or unfortunately in some cases over their limits. one man tells us he watched the banks of the russian river rise to 17 feet yesterday. he was packing his belongings. this morning he's planning to head for higher ground. >> i think it will be up to here because the flood stage or the expectations at gurnville is 32 feet. >> flood signs popped up across highways and low lying back roads. some drivers ignored those warning signs, you can see, and tried to cross anyway with no luck. a windsor resident said he pulled three cars out of a flooded part of the road. the russian river, meanwhile, is expected to reach its capacity, but not surpass that throughout this weekend. but residents we've spoken with say they are focused on tomorrow. both their preparations and concerns for tomorrow's storm. reporting live in petaluma, abc7 news. >> and we see she has taken off her hood in the last half-hour so a break for folks in petaluma right now. people in the santa cruz mountains not getting a break. they are still without power and highway 9 is still shut down
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Dec 10, 2012 5:00am PST
where those power lines are down she will be giving us a report as soon as she gets there. >>> san francisco police looking for a killer after a man and woman were discovered bound and gagged in the mid visitation valley street. now one is dead. terry mcsweeney is live. >> reporter: they were taken to san francisco general, one fighting for her life, the other did not make it. last night 900 block of brussels and san bruno avenue. police got the call 8:30 they found a man and woman in the street, bound and gagged, police are not saying if they had been beaten, shot or what the trauma was the man did die midnight. the woman is still fighting for her life. police say neighbors do not need to be concerned they believe this was a targeted incident. the male described only as in his 20s, no suspect and no motive. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >>> 5:02. the man charged with the murder of missing morgan hill teenager sierra lamar is scheduled to face arraignment in court this morning on additional charges that date back three years. 21-year-old antolin garcia-torres was arrested in may for
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Dec 13, 2012 6:00am PST
to 8077 to donate $10 using your cell phone. we have all this information on our with website, abc7news.com. read about the seven ways to give. >>> 6:12. some of the biggest names in music take the stage for victims of hurricane sandy. >>> holiday warning if you are ordering ups online. we'll show you where there -- ordering packages online. we'll show you where there's is a thief. >>> michael >>> welcome back. 6:15. these are at the reporting stations which tend to be warmer than your neighborhood, mid 30s, 33 to 35° napa, san rafael, santa rosa, fairfield, concord livermore, 39 san jose, 38 los gatos. redwood city 37 everybody else in the low to mid 40s captainly cooler. the winds are calm to about six miles per hour there is no wind chill this morning. upper 30s to mid 40s through 7:00, near 50 at noon low to mid 50s mostly sunny 4:00 grab a coat this evening mid 40s light rain tomorrow another system will bring lighter rain saturday finally sunday we get a break with mid to upper 50s. >>> watch out new warning about home deliveries. there's a package thief on the loose in fremont.
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Dec 1, 2012 8:00am PST
gets very heavy. this is the last system that takes us through sunday morning. that brings flood warnings to the rivers of the north bay. very gusty winds that is behind us by tomorrow afternoon. >> katie: the roads are certainly slippery out there. there is a severe traffic alert on northbound 280 before the 101. there is an injury accident there. we understand the two left lanes are blocked. if you are driving you are advised to avoid that area. no estimated time right now as to when the roadways reopen. this is north 280 before 101 due to an injury accident in the roadway. we don't know for sure whether or not that is weather-related but it's a decent guess. as lisa mentioned there is a flood warning in effect near the napa river and further south there is flood watches as water levels continued to rise. live in petaluma with one body of water as an example. >> reporter: good morning. i just wanted to mention, here it's been raining steadily for the last hour and a half here. just behind us, this was emptied on thursday. those heavy rains helped fill it. the light rains today
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Dec 2, 2012 9:00am PST
with cal trans and they told us how they have 300 cameras across the bay area counties that are focused on the roadways and the bridges. a lot of the sensors in the roadways help let them know when there is a traffic situation like the truck behind me. this is what we know. gusty winds knocked over the big rig on the richmond san rafael bridge blocking both eastbound lanes. according to the chp, the truck was heading east along the midspan before 5:00 a.m. when heavy winds caused a vehicle to roll over. when the truck slammed against the rail, the driver was slammed on his side and had to crawl out of the truck's cabin. cars are now passing the scene of the crash on the roadways -- roadway's right shoulder. back live, you can see the guys have started to disassemble the drive shaft of the truck because they have to take that off before they can put the truck back over, and they were waiting for the wind to die down. no one was injured in the collision. not the driver of the truck or any other vehicle. again, we are live in the san rafael -- the richmond san rafael bridge. we are now goi
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Dec 14, 2012 1:40am PST
, and my only american cousin dolores, who is visiting with us from florida. good to have all three of them here today. boomie is our champion. he has had two runaway games in a row. can he make it three against silas and beth? let's start finding out. good luck, players. here we go-- the jeopardy! round, and these are going to be your categories... each correct response beginning with that letter, of course. boomie, start us. dialects for $200, please. what is japanese? uh, dialects for $400. what is arabic? dialects, $600. what is german? uh, dialects for $800. what is spanish? dialects, $1,000. what is the philippines? "s" as in simile for $200. what is snug? simile for $400. what is slippery? simile--"s" as in simile for $600. what is sharp? simile, $800. what is stubborn? "s" as in simile for $1,000. what is still? you double your score to $2,000. uh, burns, baby, burns, for $200. what is sc? uh, burns for $400. whotland"auld lang syne"? uh, burns for $600. what is require? no. boomie. what is "desire"? burns for $1,000. and you're in the lead. i'd like to wager $1,200. all righty, her
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Dec 7, 2012 6:00am PST
they are used to it so they know the drill, still frightening. stay with abc7 morning news at 6:30 much more, new video showing the quake as it hit, plus update on damage, evacuations and injuries. >>> same-sex couples could finally get an answer about whether they can get married in california where the highest court meets this morning. supreme court justices are expected to discuss challenges to prop 8, the california ban on gay marriage and whether they will consider the case in the coming months. lower court ruling struck down the voter approved measure if the justices decide not to take the case the ruling would stand and gay and lesbian couples could get married as soon as next week. download our apps find them all at abc7news.com/apps. >>> arizona sheriff joe arpaio is known for his tough stance on illegal immigration. this morning, he's set to visit san francisco, a city known to be immigrant-friendly. terry mcsweeney joins us live. >> reporter: speaking here today, speaking to an alarm company convention they are going to be meeting at the park 55 he is not only the most controversi
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Dec 16, 2012 11:00pm PST
end. and to end them we must change. in the coming weeks i will use whatever power this office holds in an effort aimed at preventing more tragedies like this. >> funerals have been announced for seven of the 27 victims. the first two will be tomorrow. services all over the bay area honored the victims of the shooting. what local people are doing to remember the victims, and what you can do to make a difference. >>> out of the tragedy at sandy hooks elementary there is a story of survival. a little girl whose instincts told her to play dead when the gunman burst in the class m rue. she was the only one to make it out alive. >> she was the first student who ran out of the sandy hook school, six and a half years old. she ran out covered in blood from head to toe and the first words she said was, mommy, i'm okay, but all of my friends are dead. >> the little girl is already suffering survivor's guilt. we are learning more about the 20-year-old shooter. lilian kim spoke with adam lanza's former baby-sitter. lilian what have you learned? >> i spoke with ryan craft and he said he didn't kn
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Dec 20, 2012 6:00am PST
for the holidays. amy hollyfield joins us live from san jose with the toy giveaway getting underway later this morning. >> reporter: look at the line of people already here. these are people hoping to get some of the 17,000 toys that will be handed out today. they don't have to stand in line to get the toys, but they are here any way, in the cold. here's a look from the past what this day looks like. parents can pick out toys and books for their kids. officials here say they need 300 to 400 toys especially for teenagers. these people have appointments. they don't have to wait this line. but, some tell us it can get a little pushy and confusing and they just like to stakeout their spot. >> empty seats and when people come and try to fill those seats, people that have been here all night, they feel like they deserve to be in front of them. people argue, i'm just trying to beat that. >> reporter: he and his wife got here 2:00 this morning, their appointment isn't until 10. there are 15 to 20 people scheduled, per appointment they will be open today until 7:00 then 8 to 5 tomorrow they think
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Dec 24, 2012 7:00am PST
does your hand feel? heavier today in. >> it feels odd. you have to get used to it, right? it takes how long? >> 15 years. give or take a few. >> seriously, congratulations. >> congratulations, we love you, and we love rubem. >> it was a wonderful night. a wonderful night. thank you for having us. >>> we're going to start this morning talking about rough holiday travel. can we go ahead and get into it? >> i think so. >> this delivers snow. show you how it started. the pictures out of the california sierras. almost six feet of snow since fri friday. the flooding pictures as well. sonoma county. san francisco, five inches of rain in the month of december. more than twice they would normally see. this is a wet and rainy time of the year often. but this is a little bit unusual. here's where the system drags in the tough severe weather over the next couple of days. from houston to dallas. know that tomorrow, this spreads in. we're a little concerned there might be a tornado outbreak in the heavy red shaded area. 30 tornadoes since we have been keeping records in the 1950s have broken out in
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Dec 11, 2012 5:00am PST
tomorrow. charlie is accused of attacking and injuring a u.s. park police officer and horse august 6th. animal care and control seized the case nine and deemed him too vicious to stay alive. more than 90,000 sign add online petition to save him. >>> police in half moon bay looking for thief or thiefs who broke into a church and made off with more than $10,000 worth of video equipment. theft happened between wednesday night and sunday afternoon. video camera, two mixers and laptop were taken. police say whoever did it, tried to steal the van. >>> spending scandal involving a strip club has caused director of the port of oakland his job. james kwan has agreed to retire this month. he's accused of running up a $4500 dinner tab at a texas strip club setting off an investigation. the port has received repayment of public funds spent on two improper period s. officials now have a new -- new set of rules, including new spending guidelines. >>> san francisco board considering legislation to expand no smoking policies in the city. land reports may be forces to tell renters if their new neighbor
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Nov 30, 2012 4:00pm PST
. there were others injured as well, no word yet on the their conditions. >> sandhya warned us north bay would get the brunt of the storm. that has. mark matthews has a wrap up of the conditions. mark? >> we're here creekside and as you can see, the camera pulls out, plenty of room for water to rise, but the creek showing signs of the levels. in larks spur, the storm knock out electricity to several hundred residents, pg&e reports 2000 customer was out power. 447 students in wade thomas elementary called to say no school because there is no power. >> every parent in the classroom was called so we take care of the 19 classrooms. >> the assistant superintendent tells us the phone tree system worked great. other trees didn't fare so well. this came down last night. >> residents described a wild night. >> crazy i woke up about mid night. i don't think anyone on the dock saw a night's sleep. >> what's happening? >> wind, houses moving. it was just, you know, crazy. like living on the high seas along 101, wind tore up this tent. >> the rain coming underneath the camper. lifting it up like this. >> t
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Dec 2, 2012 5:00am PST
thanks for joining us. i'm carolyn tyler. we have team coverage this morning. abc7 news reporter kera clapper is live in napa where a flood warning is in effect. nick smith is live at the pier in pacifica. we will begin with our meteorologist lisa argen. >> hi, everyone. the rain is in the north bay. it has been gusting and wind gusts up to 50 miles an hour at the airport. as we look at live doppler 7hd right now we see the heavy returns up through highway 101, cloverdale and ross. all this will continue to sink southward. here we are in the southern marin county, richmond, lighter rain to the east and berkeley. not quite reaching the east bay in concord. taking you into alamo. also lafayette and light shower activity. if you are not feeling the rain, you are feeling the wind. a little bit better returns here up from south san francisco, daly city, san bruno. pretty quiet in the south bay except for morgan hill and gilroy some shower activity. winds gusting to 49 miles an hour at sfo. a wind warning in effect. and oakland, 36 miles an hour. you can see all across the bay area, sa
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Dec 10, 2012 4:30am PST
. rivera was considered a role model. in the past year she had been working to break into the u.s. market mexico's version of people magazine named her one of that nation's most powell women. >>> heaviest snow storm to hit upper midwest in the past two winters is expected to ease up today, travel remains difficult. central and southern minnesota experienced heavy know accumulations overnight officials are telling people not to travel. there have been delays and flight cancellations at minneapolis st. paul airport. much more [ unintelligible ] >>> if you happen to see the packers match-up with difficulty yesterday you saw some of that. -- match-up with detroit yesterday you saw some of that. >> aren't you glad you are in the bay area? >> i miss the snow a little. we can always drive up and see it, i don't miss the coal. good morning. very mile this morning, low to -- mid 40s in a few areas. 50 san jose, running from the same as yesterday in antioch, livermore and fairfield to 12° warmer in oakland, napa, two degrees warmer in san francisco, 40s inland through 7:00, mid 50s for the rest of
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Dec 15, 2012 5:00am PST
of us. >> police say lanza had shot his mother at her home and he went to the school killed 26 team mostly children and then himself. after the rampage ended teachers led the students single file from the schoolhouse to a nearby fire station. >> we got in lines and we had to close our eyes and we all put our hands on other people's shoulders and then hour teacher hold the first person's hand and she led us out. >> panfrantic parents arrived a school simply hoping to find their children alive. >> heartbreaking. >> authorities are still searching for answers. >> we will go backwards as far as we have to go in this investigation. hopefully we will stumble on answers. >> they are also questioning adam's brother ryan and father peter to look at what led to the shooting spree. residents say the hoar another still doesn't seem real. >> stud i be pin-- should i be d to see if it is real. >> feels like a dream and a bad dream. >> it's a nightmare. >> some of the bodies have been removed from the school. the rest will be removed later today. we are hearing reports that connecticut doesn't hav
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Dec 23, 2012 6:00am PST
'm thank god that none of us got killed sitting in the car because we were sitting in car last night. >> the square, metal post that held up the covering snapped during a strong rainstorm about 3:30 in the afternoon. the fire department thinks it crashed down after a branch fro% the tree landed on top of the metal structure. gas station clerk hit the automatic shut off valve and cut electrical power to the pump. >> i heard something, a know, and i saw outside and some trees fell down, hit the canopy and the canopy broke down. >> an employee with the public works department said it appeared the canopy blue into the tree first. that will all that to get sorted out when the insurance companies get involved. the city will brace the structure before it is removed in the next day or so. abc7 news. >> air travelers are having weather related problems as they head in and out of town for the holiday. unsettled weather and scattered showers coming through the bay area brought change in wind direction this weekend. that always causes air traffic at sfo to redirect landing and takeoff landings f
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Dec 10, 2012 7:00am PST
. will that shield them from prosecution? >> probably. there is a technical violation. using a listening device and broadcasting that tape. maybe a fine. i don't think there will be serious prosecution here because it would be very tough to link the actual death to the prank. now you can link it as a moral matter. but as a legal matter, there needs to be a level of foreseeab foreseeablety. >> you have to look at it separately. look at the prank. the question comes, was the prank a legal violation? putting it entirely separate from the death? you can ask the question, was the prank a violation? the answer is, i'm sure they'll be able to find a technical one. same thing would happen here, by the way. if something like this happened here, everyone would look for licensing. >>> let's get the rest of the morning's headlines from josh. >> we begin with the fiery plane crash that appears to have taken the life of jen nirks rivera. invest garrets are trying to figure out why the plane vanished from radar moments after taking off. overnight, mexican television aired these grainy images, believed to be t
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Dec 24, 2012 6:00am PST
's talk about today. partly cloudy, a little breezy at the coast, upper 40s to low 50s, the rest of us brief break from the rain mid 50s today, rain comes back tomorrow that quickly. >> keeping an eye on your christmas eve morning commute across the board light out there, let's get you starred with this live look at 80 in berkeley, more cars on the road now than we've seen throughout the morning, certainly no stopping, no traffic, moving on to the golden gate bridge, thisly picture water droplets on the camera all morning, not raining per se out there and there are so few cars on the road as long as everyone takes their time and moves along, [ inaudible ] >>> this morning, good news and worrisome news along the creek that divides palo alto and east palo alto. good news is the water level has dropped significantly from yesterday's peak this is a live look at the creek from the palo alto side. last night, that creek was much higher as it drained storm runoff from the san mateo county highlands to the san francisco bay. the worrisome news is the swift water may have caused damage to the l
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Dec 3, 2012 5:00pm PST
're undergoing a flood prevention project. the project uses bypasses to control the flof water. the area was under flood warning but napa never saw a river or creek water touch the streets. >> it can be dramatic and fast. it could create damage. >> instead of cleaning froors... we're getting packages ready to be ship i'd would venture to say it's saved cost in this flood. >> according to the plant the project should be completed but the funding trickles in every year from the federal government. so it's still years away from being finished. >> i'm sure one of the things we appreciate are the photos viewers sent in. they allow us to get images we might not get otherwise. among impressive photos showing this one. check out people paddling around ramp. looks like venice. joined by ducks. can you imagine? what are you doing here? taxi driver barry ne mailed thus picture. it's a street flooding sunday morning in pacific heights around post and fill more streets. and let's take a look at the strike now. pg&e reports 345,000 people are in the bay area. it was bad at one point. average rainfall
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Dec 7, 2012 12:00am PST
. nobody has come forward yet so they will be looking into this and let us know. >>reporter: when he they filed the report they found out other victims out there. just look at the long list of complaints on yelp. she and her husband contacted the dmv and filed a courtesy stop of the title transfer so if somebody tries to sell the yukon it won't go through. as of this afternoon she and her husband are still the registered owners. if they ever get the vehicle back, they said they will sell it themselves. >> no more trusting consignment stores. even if they are good people, no offense to got people but still, no. because this is one big lesson we don't want to forget in your life time. >>reporter: if you look in the be behind me you see a desk or 2. no notice up any.where a fedex sticker for delivery. i did speak with police today and all they will tell me is that they are aware of what's going on and looking into it n.sunnyvale, abc 7 news. >> frightening moment near the start of raiders game tonight as somebody fell from the third deck of the coliseum. oakland police say the
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Dec 17, 2012 4:30am PST
. >> as a community you have inspired us, new town, in the face of indescribable violence, in the face of unconscionable evil, you have looked out for each other. you have cared for one another. you've loved one another. this is how new i town will be remembered and with time and god's grace, that love will see you through. >>> there are that no classes today at sandy hook elementary the school district is making plans to send surviving students to a former school building in a neighboring town. after jack pinto and noah are laid to rest the next funeral is set for tomorrow. >> by all accounts the shooter, kept mostly to himself, not many people knew him well. those that did saw no reason to fear him before saturday's killing spree. a neighbor says he was a quiet kid. ryan says he never saw any violent tendencies or red flags. >> he was really quiet. when we were doing something, building legos he was really focused on it. he was in his own world. >> coming up on "good morning america," the man who mentored adam lanza will give us his memories as a nation tries to understand why hit ha
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Nov 30, 2012 11:00pm PST
the russian river has risen. a flood warning has just been issued. alan wang joins us live in sonoma county with the latest. >> hi, larry. along the santa rosa creek, the water level hasn't changed much. it may have risen one or two feet in the past three days, but that's because the city has an excellent storm drainage system. they are seeing a dramatic change in the river levels. >> by sunday into monday it will be up to here. the flood stage or the expectations at gernville is 32 feet. >> bill hutchinson whose trailer sits on the russian river says he has watched the river rise 17 feet since this morning. he is packing up and heading for higher ground tomorrow. >> it is not worth it. fortunately my little house has wheels on. it. >> even the creatures are headed for high ground. west of santa rosa, several low-lying back roads are flooded, and it only took a foot of water to stall out this car. >> we were coming from windsor and going to the mall. >> samuel saw the flood signs and he started to cross. >> once we got to the water we saw the smoke coming out and he turned the car back off
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Dec 8, 2012 6:00am PST
thanks for joining us. i'm katie. let's start with a quick first look at the weather. here's meteorologist lisa argen. >> good morning, everyone. we are looking at the east bay. high definition emeryville camera. we have some fog out there, in fact into concord and the north bay we are look at some of the fog being transported from the central valley. here we are at 7:00 this morning and from the delta to san rafael and perhaps at the airport, but throughout the next couple of hours it continues to pull on back. but a few areas left over near the coast and hayward this morning. so watch out for that. we will look for pretty nice conditions, if you can get through these 30s. so a pretty chilly start out there with 38 san francisco, 42 mountain view. we will talk about milder highs coming your way this afternoon. katie. >> lisa, thank you. new this morning, police in pleasant hill have arrested three teenagers following an explosion. we are live in pleasant hill. and police have reason to believe the teens had more plans for more destruction? >> yes, they do. they found the t
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Dec 10, 2012 6:00am PST
. police went door-to-door on us were sells -- on brussels street. terry mcsweeney will bring us the latest on this developing story in a live report coming up in 30 minutes. >>> man charged with the murder of missing morgan hill teenager sierra lamar is scheduled to face arraign this morning on additional charges that date back more than three years. 21-year-old antolin garcia-torres was arrested in may for sierra lamar's disappearance and murder based on dna. new charges happened in march of 2009 when he was 17. they involve three incidents that include attempted kidnapping and carjacking. >>> east bay city getting ready to decide whether medical marijuana patients should be allowed to grow pot outdoors. reports the concord city council will discuss the issue tomorrow night. this comes after a woman approached the council to complain about a neighbor growing medical marijuana outdoors. concord banned dispensaries in 2005 but that ordinance doesn't address outdoor grows. >>> in washington republicans and democrats far from a deal. sunday a slight ray of hope as mr. obama and house -- speak
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Dec 7, 2012 2:05am PST
they will be looking into this and let us know. >>reporter: when he they filed the report they found out other victims out there. just look at the long list of complaints on yelp. she and her husband contacted the dmv and filed a courtesy stop of the title transfer so if somebody tries to sell the yukon it won't go through. as of this afternoon she and her husband are still the registered owners. if they ever get the vehicle back, they said they will sell it themselves. >> no more trusting consignment stores. even if they are good people, no offense to got people but still, no. because this is one big lesson we don't want to forget in your life time. >>reporter: if you look in the be behind me you see a desk or 2. no notice up any.where a fedex sticker for delivery. i did speak with police today and all they will tell me is that they are aware of what's going on and looking into it n.sunnyvale, abc 7 news. >> frightening moment near the start of raiders game tonight as somebody fell from the third deck of the coliseum. oakland police say the man is in serious condition tonight.take a look yo
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Dec 7, 2012 5:00am PST
this had to be deja vu for many folks. >> reporter: scary reminder no tsunami warnings for us here on the west coast most of japan's north eastern coast has been hit and on high alert rather for a tsunami since that quick hit after 5 p.m. japan time, epicenter north eastern japan near the city of miyagi lots of shaking felt across japan in tokyo news agency lights were situation, workers held on to directions until the shaking stopped. shortly before the quake, japan's television broke into programming warning it was due to hit. people told to flee to higher ground right way that warning has been lifted. the same region hit by last year's massive quake which killed 20,000, triggered a nuclear disaster. the power company says there are no problems at any of its nuclear power plants. we are getting reports of injuries near the city of miyagi after the quake unclear how severe. so far damage appears to be minimal. >>> america's most controversial sheriff comes to town this morning. the arizona sheriff known for his aggressive position on illegal immigration will be speaking in san fra
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Dec 13, 2012 11:00pm PST
is at the scene for us live tonight with the latest. >>reporter: it really is fortunate that nobody was injured in this fire. cnh enterprise known for precision machining, we will go fabricating that means that inside this building here they had things leak combustible oi oil, flammable gas, metal shavings all burning. there is a machine shop as well as some offices one of the employee tolds me that he believes the fir began near one of the machines. with you building is so badly burned nobody has been let inside so investigators still don't know exactly what caused the fire cnh enterprise in free mont a mere shell of whether it was hours ago. firefighters don't yet know what sparked the intensely hot fire that tore through the building interior early in the afternoon. sky 7 hd conspire toured the billowing black smoke that could be seen for miles. >> it was fully involved when we arrived. >>reporter: there were approximately 60 mye ins the building when the fair broke out. all manageed to escape unharmed, one man tried to put out the fire. >> several business house next cure including a
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Dec 16, 2012 6:00pm PST
-- what they told us is the hundreds of requires fired inside the school, he left behind a large cache of ammunition. >> high capacity magazines. >> today connecticut state police revealed that as much damage as he did inside sandy hook elementary, he was poised to do much more. with hundreds of round of unspent bullets found inside the school in 30-round magazines. >> high capacity magazines for the rifle. and multiple magazines for the rifle. and multiple magazines for both handguns. reporter: meantime, thousands came to this tiny new england village to mourn those that lanza did kill. most of them children and the teachers and administrators who gave their lives trying to protect them. near the entrance to the elementary school, the door is surrounded by candles and 27 christmas trees. some came to mourn from farway, like indiana. >> it's just so quiet so peaceful. very sorry for the families of the victimsment and everyone here in this town. it's very sad. >> just had to have some closure. it's a horrible thing. reporter: many of those who came brought stuffed animals or were given
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Dec 17, 2012 2:00am PST
we must change. in the coming weeks i will use whatever power this office holds in an effort aimed at preventing more tragedies like this. >> funerals have been announced for seven of the 27 victims. the first two will be tomorrow. services all over the bay area honored the victims of the shooting. what local people are doing to remember the victims, and what you can do to make a difference. >>> out of the tragedy at sandy hooks elementary there is a story of survival. a little girl whose instincts told her to play dead when the gunman burst in the class m rue. she was the only one to make it out alive. >> she was student who ran out of the sandy hook school, six and a half years old. she ran out covered in blood from head to toe and the first words she said was, mommy, i'm okay, but all of my friends are dead. >> the little girl is already suffering survivor's guilt. we are learning more about the 20-year-old shooter. lilian kim spoke with adam lanza's former baby-sitter. lilian what have you learned? >> i spoke with ryan craft and he said he didn't know adam lanza well, but neith
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Dec 26, 2012 6:00am PST
-like conditions in the nation's heartland could make travel difficult. wendy gillette joins us live from new york city. >> reporter: good morning. the national weather service has received reports of 34 tornadoes in four states, now this powerful system is moving east. this is just one of more than 30 reported tornadoes that touched down on christmas day. leaving heavy damage. this one roared through alabama -- mobile, alabama tearing down parts of the church and downtown businesses. another twister hit mississippi, blowing insulation into trees and%khç peeling back walls of homes. there were some injuries reported, no deaths. >> judging from some of the damage we witnessed today it is a miracle that no one was hurt any worse than they were. >> reporter: further east in the state in stone county, theresa and her boyfriend took shelter in their truck. >> started jerking us and spinning us. >> reporter: the same fast-moving storms brought braise -conditions to parts of the country's mid section, causing 21 vehicle pile-up in oklahoma city, the system is heading east bringing treacherous conditions
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Dec 24, 2012 5:00am PST
38 santa cruz rest of us low to mid 40s, san francisco, antioch fremont 48 half moon bay 50. today glasses, you will need them. coast 50. rest of us in the mid 50s partly cloudy sky. >>> traffic has been light this morning as you with would expect on a holiday. >> sue is off today. a look at southbound 101 before cesar chavez, hospital curve, stall blocking right lane, traffic light you shouldn't have much trouble getting around. now a live look at the golden gate bridge. do we have it? we'll get it for you, coming up and let you know what is going on. traffic light almost every place this morning. >>> people in palo alto are on high alert this morning waiting and watching to see was next at the creek. already flooded and there are concerns about the levee holding. terry mcsweeney is live in palo alto with the latest. >> reporter: good news about the creek. it is going didn't even in the past half hour -- it is going down even in the past half hour since our last report dropping, good news for the people here, the result of the rise last night because of the rainwater resulted in a
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Dec 2, 2012 6:00am PST
power outages throughout the day, so be prepared. >>> sonoma county fire department is tell us it has already responded to a half-dozen downed trees this morning. one collapsing on to a house in petaluma. two came down yesterday, closing this stretch of napa's redwood road. creating a 45 minute detour for locals. the trees took out power lines on their way down, leaving 50 homes without electricity. >>> the sierra is bracing for more rain and snow this morning. that's raising concern about flooding in areas near creeks and refers. this morning the truckee river near lake tahoe is under a flood warning. the national weather service said the weather could crest at four feet above flood stage this morning. >>> our meteorologist lisa argen is tracking the storm with leave doppler 7 hd and she's at the weather center with the latest on which areas, lisa, are getting hit really hard right now? >> right here, carolyn. the report of a mudslide up in sonoma county. and watch out napa. right now getting the very heavy rain from mount saint heleena. that's where the radar is. you see the cold fr
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Dec 7, 2012 11:00pm PST
, but neither one insulating us. here is the deal. the temperatures are dropping and the visibility is also dropping in santa rosa down to .5 or half a mile right now. it is getting thick. you are going to have to be careful if you have early morning plans. check out the temperatures. 40 in santa rosa and 41 in fairfield and down to 42 degrees in los gatos and 45 in half moon bay. i will be back to show you exactly how low those temperatures will go and whether you will get a chance to thaw out under sunny skies or if you will need the umbrellas over the weekend in a few minutes. dan? >> sandhya, thanks very much. >>> a major rock slide has shutdown highway 128 near lake berry ease saw. the chp is asking people to avoid an area near napa county. that road is expected to be closed until at least tomorrow. >>> san jose police arrested woman in connection with the shooting death of a teenager. authorities believe that 23-year-old rebecca villa knew way vaw was involved in the murder of 17-year-old daniel capatio. he was killed last friday night on pacific avenue. detectives believe the murder
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Dec 23, 2012 5:00am PST
weather is turning up the waves in pacifica. that's where kera is with us. good morning. >> good morning. it is windy here and it is a steady, moderate rain as we said it will only get worse as the day pro grosses. moderate right now but steady on our drive from pacifica through san francisco this morning. luckily the people who were on the roads were driving quite slowly, taking heed to the potentially dangerous conditions this morning. things right now in pacifica, the gates are supposed to be open on the pier, we saw a group of about ten crappers hoping to go cracking but they couldn't because the gates were closed. one gentlemen approached us and asked why are the gates closed? our assumption is it is a precaution because the weather will only continue to get worst. the water hasn't exceeded the seawall yet, but chance are they will. we are standing back so we won't get hit by the water. wind is coming from the south instead of the west and that could cause some problems today. but we will have the latest coming up in about 30 minutes. for now reporting live in pacifica, abc7 news. >
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Dec 9, 2012 6:00am PST
collection boxes on campus. good morning, everyone. thanks for joining us. i'm carolyn tyler. let's start with a quick first look at the whether with our meteorologist lisa argen. >> hi there, carolyn. good morning, everyone. >> mostly cloudy skies right now. here's a look at emeryville. due to the veil of thin, high clouds, temperatures dropped everywhere. we do a 50 in san jose, but still some 30s up in the north and east bay. the numbers range from mid-30s to around 50 under mostly cloudy skies. fog not much of a factor. once we see the clouds move out, we will see plenty of sunshine. and temperatures today warmer. in fact we are looking at mid-to upper 60s. that will keep us anywhere from five to eight degrees above the average. then tonight with mainly clear sky we will drop off early into the 50s. i'll tell you how long this little warming trend is going to last and when we will see rain arrive again in our forecast. that's coming up later. carolyn. >> thank you, lisa. a prom meant charity finds themselves under attack this morning as their important holiday drive kicks into
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Dec 4, 2012 11:00pm PST
in the evening before the storm, the first one and ever since then it has been nonstop. >> he tells us that he will return to storm-ravaged long island on thursday, but says he will return to northern california when the next big storm hits. we are live in lark sture where it is -- larkspur where it is raining pretty heavy. abc news. >> thanks very much. >>> crews in the santa cruz mountains hope to have one lane open on vine hill road tomorrow. a section of the road collapsed after the recent storms. one reason it is critical to get this thing fixed is vine hill road is an escape route for the city of santa cruz in the case of an emergency evacuation. it would be needed desperately if that should happen. fixing the entire road, however, will take a month. and we are tracking this storm throughout the morning with live doppler 7hd and with our team of reporters throughout the bay area. live coverage begins at 4:30 a.m. with the abc7 morning news and live updates throughout the morning. stay here with us. we will keep you up-to-date. >>> meantime, breaking news in oakland where police say four
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Dec 24, 2012 5:00pm PST
. >> reporter: firefighters from station 24 quickly cleared the tree using multiple saws to attack it from different angles. if in a show of true holiday spirit, motorists that were not allowed to pass offered a help helping hand. proving that nothing is too big to move when you work together. >> that was a true sign of holiday spirit. now, the break in the rain is only temporary. according to weather team, we could see more rain in the days to come. further weakening already weak root systems. >> dan: that is what we can expect. thanks so much. in east palo alto, folks are mopping up from a flood tonight. while engineers try to prevent another one. the creek jumped its bank and levee last night. heather ishimaru is live with a look at the emergency work being done there right now. >> reporter: dan, we are on east bayshore above the creek. at this time last night was on its way up these banks getting ready to rise above the banks and cross over to 101. we have just learned that the california conservation corps is coming to help the city of east palo alto with sandbagging and repairs to th
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Dec 20, 2012 11:00pm PST
the influence of drugs or alcohol. now again police tell us that this is an ongoing investigation. there werez) 4 people injured. 3 people who were hit and went over the edge and then one person inside that suspect vehicle. they are still lacking for further details in this and of course as they pass them along, we will as well. reporting live on top of twin peak, abc 7 news. >> thank you. >> now to our other big story tonight. another storm moving in to the bay area. >> sandhya is tracking the storm on live doppler 7 hd. >> yes. the winds are picking up right now out of the south gusting 40 to 45 miles an hour over the hills and as we check out live doppler 7 hd we have our radar on mount saint helena watching the rain moving into the north bay. pretty wide spread as you can see right now. take you down to street level here. the heaviest rain currently falling around hearn avenue in santa rosa. guerneville road. bennett valley road as we pan around the bay area you will notice here that valley ford road we see some moderate wane fall. head out to glen ellen. moderate rain indicated on
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Dec 21, 2012 1:05am PST
if that person was under the influence of drugs or alcohol. now again police tell us that this is an ongoing investigation. there werez) 4 people injured. 3 people who were hit and went over the edge and then one person inside that suspect vehicle. they are still lacking for further details in this and of course as they pass them along, we will as well. reporting live on top of twin peak, abc 7 news. >> thank you. >> now to our other big story tonight. another storm moving in to the bay area. >> sandhya is tracking the storm on live doppler 7 hd. >> yes. the winds are picking up right now out of the south gusting 40 to 45 miles an hour over the hills and as we check out live doppler 7 hd we have our radar on mount saint helena watching the rain moving into the north bay. pretty wide spread as you now. take yout now. take you down to street level here. the heaviest rain currently falling around avenue in santa rosa. guerneville road. bennett valley road as we pan around the bay area you will notice here that valley ford road we see some moderate wane fall. head out to glen ellen. mo
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Dec 1, 2012 1:05am PST
wang joins us live in sonoma county with the latest. >> hi, larry. along the santa rosa creek, the water level hasn't changed much. it may have risen one or two feet in the past three days, but that's because the city has an excellent storm drainage system. they are seeing a dramatic change in the river levels. >> by sunday into monday it will be up to here. the flood stage or the expectations at gernville is 32 feet. >> bill hutchinson whose trailer sits on the russian river says he has watched the river rise 17 feet since this morning. he is packing up and heading for higher ground tomorrow. >> it is not worth it. fortunately my little house has wheels on. it. >> even the creatures are headed for high ground. west of santa rosa, several low-lying back roads are flooded, and it only took a foot of water to stallthis car.t this car. >> we were coming from windsor and going to the mall. >> samuel saw the flood signs and he started to cross. >> once we got to the water we saw the smoke coming out and he turned the car back off and on. we will open the doors and the water just ca
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Dec 12, 2012 5:00am PST
those two stories looks dry. kind of passing through. >> what does live doppler tell us? >>> good morning. you can see a smattering of light showers around the bay and cooler air is going to accompany this system, temperatures we haven't seen this cold in quite sometime for afternoon highs today, tomorrow and overnight lows, very chilly. around tiburon east bay richmond berkeley around concord light showers through daly city and about higher elevations of east bay not a lot of moisture associated with this system, chilly temperatures in fact this is mild now, 52 in oakland, in the low 40s north bay the rest of the day grab heavier coat, isolated rain showers mid 50s. >>> lightwater on the roads so take care live shot of the san mateo bridge moisture on the lens flat section of the bridge headed westbound tail lights towards the highrise everything at the limit, 13, 14 minute drive between hayward and peninsula in either direction, everything is looking good. san jose near cupertino southbound 280 at bird stall lane three blocking roadway north 87 at highway 101 still accident bloc
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Dec 5, 2012 1:05am PST
then it has been nonstop. >> he tells us that he will return to storm-ravaged long island on thursday, but says he will return to northern california when the next big storm hits. we are live in lark sture where it is -- larkspur where it is raining pretty heavy. abc news. >> thanks very much. >>> crews in the santa cruz mountains hope to have one lane open on vine hill road tomorrow. a section of the road collapsed after the recent storms. one reason it is critical to get this thing fixed is vine hill road is an escape route for the city of santa cruz in the case of an emergency evacuation. it would be needed desperately if that should happen. fixing the entire road, however, will take a month. and we are tracking this storm throughout the morning with live doppler 7hd and with our team of reporters throughout the bay area. live coverage begins at 4:30 a.m. with the abc7 morning news and live updates throughout the morning. stay here with us. we will keep you u >>> meantime, breaking news in oakland where police say four people have been shot. the investigation is happening right now
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Dec 8, 2012 1:05am PST
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Dec 9, 2012 5:00pm PST
this newscast at 5:30. >>> well, winter means snow in the midwest. for us, it's rain. looking outside, we enjoyed a clear, mild day in the bay area. it looks wonderful but we could see showers this week. >> first, turning comedy into calamity. the latest problem for the two djs who pulled off the prank involving prince >> ama: there are reports tonight the australian djs involved in the roy prank that may be linked to other nurse's death may be questioned by london police. here's the latest on the expecting royal couple. >> prince williams canceled a public appearance sunday night to be at with wife, kate's side. on saturday, he appeared without her as the dutchess of aim bridge recovers at home after hospitalization for extreme morning sickness. her convalesce sense is overshadowed by death. the apparent suicide of a news on duty at the hospital when kate was a patient. >> when is a good time to visit her. i'm the queen. >> the cal heard around the world. >> we are were expected to be hung up on. >> these djs placed a prank phone call to the hospital, pretending to be queen elizabeth and
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Dec 14, 2012 1:05am PST
at pwoing avenue not far from interstate 6 80. amma is at the scene for us live tonight with the latest. >>reporter: it really is fortunate that nobody was injured in this fire. cnh enterprise known for precision machining, we will go fabricating that means that inside this building here they had things leak combustible oi oil, flammable gas, metal shavings all burning. there is a machine shop as well as some offices one of the employee tolds me that he believes the fir began near one of the machines. with you building is so badly burned nobody has been let inside so investigators still don't know exactly what caused the fire cnh enterprise in free mont a mere shell of whether it was hours ago. firefighters don't yet know what sparked the intensely hot fire that tore through the building interior early in the afternoon. sky 7 hd conspire toured the billowing black smoke that could be seen for miles. >> it was fully involved when we arrived. >>reporter: there were approximately 60 mye ins the building when the fair broke out. all manageed to escape unharmed, n triedone man tried t
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